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Drone Applications

Industries We Serve

We have built a team focused on innovation and problem-solving. With a diverse set of skills and experiences, we will always be able to provide innovative solutions for asset inspection and incident response and prevention.

Pulp & Paper

Providing a safe, scaleable and repeatable UAV confined space inspection process

By using drones pulp and paper plants can now inspect inside large assets like Pulp Tanks and Bleach Towers with ease. Flare stacks can be scanned by drones with flight software to center itself inside tight environments. By standardizing data with mirrored flight paths and tracking defects with the Photo Measurement Software, your company can greatly reduce the need to build scaffolding or deploy rope access teams in the future. Greatly cut down on outage times with robotic inspection technology and get your plant online sooner than ever before.

Applications

  • HD Pulp Tanks
  • Bleach Towers
  • Flare Stacks

Key Benefits

Inspections at a Fraction of the Cost

Take high-resolution videos and photos with the ability to measure defects to fulfill your insurance providers’ requirements.

Avoid emergency maintenance

Assess and track possible defects to allow repairs at times of scheduled maintenance.

Inspect inside large assets with ease

By standardizing data with mirrored flight paths and tracking defects, your company can greatly reduce the need to build scaffolding or deploy rope access teams in the future.

Construction

Access any part of your project, high or low.

Building inspections and project monitoring can be accomplished at a fraction of the cost. Check bolts in rafters 100 meters off the ground without scaffolding. Our drone does not utilize the GPS or compass, the laser-based navigation is not susceptible to signal strength no matter what the depth or building construction material. Drones can provide a bird’s eye view of a difficult-to-access property. Utilizing drones /UAVs in the early planning stages of a project or during the operation can provide the owner with real-time data, translating into better decision-making tools.

Key Benefits

Accurate Surveillance

Create an around-the-clock, real-time monitoring system.

Provide Inspections at a Fraction of the Cost

Inspect ventilation, chimneys, roofs, scaffolding, rafters, sub-basements, and facades and accurately assess and measure defects.

Map Lot Topography

Measure local topography to make sure the structure sits effectively with the topography.

Maritime

Drive Down Costs of Inspection and Maintenance.

Flying application-specific drones inside the ballast tank of cargo ship can replace a traditional scaffolding method for better data captured much quicker. Get up close and inspect near 100% of your tanks with the Legacy One and its high-resolution payload. When inside the depths of a ship, traditional off-the-shelf drones are rendered inoperative due to a lack of GPS signals and magnetic interference to the compass caused by the surrounding steel. However, laser-based navigation is not susceptible to signal strength reduction.

Applications

  • Ballast tanks
  • Dry bulk cargo holds
  • LNG & Oil tanker ships

Key Benefits

Inspections at a Fraction of the Cost

Hard-to-reach areas like ballast tanks and cargo holds that do not have GPS access or sufficient light are easily navigatable with our drones. This offers real-time photo measurement of corrosion and pitting.

Planned outage for asset management

Access and track possible defects to allow repairs at times of scheduled maintenance.

Better data captured much quicker

Flying application specific drones inside the ballast tank of cargo ship can replace a traditional scaffolding method.

Forestry

Check access before you send your crew

As climate change continues to provide weather of extremes, Stinson Aerial Services Drones can be used following substantial weather events to ensure structures and access are safe and open. Identifying early where to place capital to repair access will be crucial to keep production targets on track. Drones are proving to be effective and relatively affordable forest management tool.

Key Benefits

Survey Inaccessible Areas

Visual spectrum sensors make it possible to survey and map land. In-depth analysis through digital elevation models can be mapped. Monitoring harvest operations and performing survival assessments and stream inspections can give valuable feedback.

Inventory Management

Drones can use Lidar to measure the height of crops. Lidar is a remote sensing technology that measures distance by illuminating an object with a laser (near-infrared or UV) and then measuring what is reflected back.

Track Density and Health

Multi-spectral instruments can count plants (crop density), check the health of plants, and even assess water quality.

Detect Disease and Infestation

Drones can be deployed to monitor trees for potential disease as well as any invasive species.

Wildfire

Track and map wildfires to ensure team safety

Firefighters must act quickly to secure a scene and prevent further spread of the incident. Tethered UAVs are flexible and quick enough to deploy by one operator to obtain an immediate and aerial view of the scene. The rescue teams can instantly conduct and coordinate their operations with an up to date intelligence of the environment and risks. The ground station provides power to the drone allowing continuous monitoring of the situation as it develops. Infared cameras can both track the progress of a fire and maintain a visual on the location of firefighting teams.

Applications

  • Emergency Communications
  • Fire Detection
  • Surveillance of Forests

Key Benefits

Aerial Surveillance

Robust and easily transportable, our tethered systems are designed for the field. Quick to use and deploy, it is a simple and effective solution for persistent aerial surveillance.

Uninterrupted Access

Powered from the ground, tethered drones are able to fly for hours, allowing long-endurance surveillance operations by day and night.

Secure Communication Networks

The micro-tether provides secure, unjammable, communications immune to interference and enabling a safe, real-time, high-speed data transfer.

Wide Area Visuals

With operational heights from 50 to 100 meters, tethered UAVs can be deployed at various locations to cover many square kilometres and thus provide information for large incidents.

Incident Response

Preventing and responding to accidents

Emergency teams need the most efficient equipment to conduct their operations with the greatest reactivity and flexibility. Rescue operations can develop into enduring operations where information and management of assets are critical. We provide systems that are designed to provide flexibility, swiftness, and persistency to help locate survivors and direct rescuers to the scene. Tethered UAVs systems are perfect platforms for pop up telecommunications by acting as airborne antennas for remote locations or when telecommunications are down. Easily transportable and simple to deploy solutions can be activated by a single user within a few seconds and can operate for hours.

Applications

  • Aerial Observation
  • Emergency Communications
  • Accident Detection

Key Benefits

Quick Deployment

Robust and easily transportable, our tethered systems are designed for the field. Quick to use and deploy, it is a simple and effective solution for persistent aerial surveillance.

Uninterrupted Access

Powered from the ground through our patented micro-tether, tethered drones are able to fly for hours, allowing long-endurance surveillance operations by day and night.

Wide Area Coverage

With operational heights from 50 to 100 meters, tethered UAVs can cover many square kilometers and thus provide information for large incidents.

Secure Communication Networks

Micro-tether communications are unjammable, immune to interference and enable real-time high-speed data transmission.